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17 hrs ago | Northern Michigan News

Parts of recreational trail closed after storms

The state says parts of Fred Meijer White Pine Trail State Park in western Michigan are closed due to unsafe conditions following storms and flooding.

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Related Topix: Mecosta County, MI, Montcalm County, MI, Cadillac, MI

21 hrs ago | MLive.com

After four years in prison for arson, exonerated man sues Wexford County deputies, state police

A Cadillac man who spent four years in prison before he was cleared of arson has filed a federal lawsuit against Wexford County, three sheriff's deputies and a state police trooper.

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Related Topix: Fire, Cadillac, MI, Boon, MI

Tue Apr 15, 2014

UpNorthLive.com

Water reaches record levels on Manistee River

Flood waters have been rising for the past few days in Wexford County as the Manistee River hit record levels.

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Related Topix: Weather

Northern Michigan News

Misdemeanor charges for alleged drunken driver with child in car

A Cadillac woman was arrested after she was allegedly driving while intoxicated near Cadillac Friday night with her 9-year-old son in the car.

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Related Topix: Cadillac, MI

Northern Michigan News

Road Commissions prepare for damage following floods

Al Cooper, manager of the Wexford County Road Commission, said his crew started working to close roads as early as Sunday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Missaukee County, MI, Natural Disasters, Flood, Manistee, MI, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Hydroelectric Power, Weather

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Northern Michigan News

Local State of Emergency declared for Wexford County

Wexford County has declared a Local State of Emergency. The county has enacted the Emergency Operations Plan to facilitate the widespread flooding.

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UpNorthLive.com

Major flooding on some rivers with snow making a return

It was a wild weekend of weather with flooding topping the list of issues along with some chilly temperatures in the forecast.

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Related Topix: Weather, Traverse City, MI, Mecosta County, MI, Natural Disasters, Flood, Cadillac, MI, Entertainment

Northern Michigan News

Thousands still without power after storm

Osceola and Missaukee Counties were among the areas most affected by electrical interruptions as of 6:40 a.m. Sunday.

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Related Topix: Missaukee County, MI, Cadillac, MI

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Northern Michigan News

Snyder sits down to talk about local issues

Following the Cadillac Area Chamber of Commerce 37th Annual Governor's Breakfast, Gov. Rick Snyder sat down with the Cadillac News to address a few issues having an impact on area residents.

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Related Topix: Rick Snyder, US Governors, Cadillac, MI

MLive.com

Wexford County mother arrested for drunken driving, child endangerment

A Wexford County mother was taken into custody Friday night for drunken driving and child endangerment for having her nine-year-old son in the vehicle at the time of the offense, authorities said.

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Related Topix: Cadillac, MI

Northern Michigan News

Teachers put helping of protest on governor's breakfast plate

A handful of protesters outside of the center's gate Friday morning had something else they wanted the governor to hear.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Cadillac, MI, Manton, MI, Mesick, MI, Rick Snyder, US Governors

Northern Michigan News

Bystanders take keys from woman allegedly driving while intoxicated with child in car

Bystanders took car keys from a woman who allegedly was driving while intoxicated with a child in her vehicle Friday night near Cadillac.

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Related Topix: Cadillac, MI

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Northern Michigan News

No charges expected in Petoskey travel bus crash

Lab results indicated the driver of a sport utility vehicle involved in a collision with a bus carrying Petoskey High School athletes the evening of Jan. 14 was not drunk.

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Related Topix: Petoskey, MI

Northern Michigan News

Cadillac man charged with failing to comply as sex offender

A Cadillac man has been arraigned in 84th District Court in Wexford County and charged with failing to comply with the sex offender registration act.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

UpNorthLive.com

Police looking for vehicle that hit horse drawn buggy carrying 7, drives away

The Michigan State Police are looking for a hit and run driver after it crashed into a horse drawn vehicle in Wexford County.

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Related Topix: Cadillac, MI, Manton, MI

Wed Apr 09, 2014

MLive.com

Love triangle may have prompted Cadillac road rage incident, 63-year-old's arrest

A 63-year-old Luther man is under arrest after authorities allege he repeatedly used his car to ram another vehicle off the road in what police say may be related to a love triangle.

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Related Topix: Luther, MI, Cadillac, MI

Northern Michigan News

Two arrests made in Mesick methamphetamine investigation

Jessica Larae Wentworth, 21, and Matthew Robert Peer, 26, each face multiple felony drug charges in Wexford County.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Mesick, MI

Northern Michigan News

Taxpayers may need to pitch in if Wexford County seeks 911 consolidation

A millage continues to be a possible solution for replacing an aging 911 system in Wexford County, although county officials question whether voters will be willing to pay extra for next-generation equipment.

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Related Topix: Kalkaska County, MI, Benzie County, MI

Northern Michigan News

Prescribed fires planned for Wexford County

Residents and visitors may see and smell smoke miles away from the sites while the burn is occurring and several days afterwards.

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Related Topix: Fire

Northern Michigan News

Cooperation, volunteer efforts create ideal Cadillac ski trail

That's a lesson Roger Hopkins and Jerry Nilsson know very well, considering the pair recently were awarded for their cooperative efforts in keeping a Cadillac ski trail maintained throughout the past several winters.

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Related Topix: Cadillac, MI

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